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post #11 of 28
Maybe I have strong musicians fingers or something, but even brand new I find the Cherry MX Blacks extremely easy to type on. I don't get what all this about them being stiff is all about
In fact, if the blues and browns are lighter, then I don't think I'd even like them.
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post #12 of 28
If you are able to type without bottoming out on them, there isn't that much effort required to depress them to the actuation point. However, the switches fight back a lot, and I don't find them as comfortable to type on as something like the buckling springs, which have a similar actuation force requirement.
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I have one too. Would you like some higher res images for the OP?
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I have one too. Would you like some higher res images for the OP?
Yeah sure hit me up in a private message. [no homo]
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post #15 of 28
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If you are able to type without bottoming out on them, there isn't that much effort required to depress them to the actuation point. However, the switches fight back a lot, and I don't find them as comfortable to type on as something like the buckling springs, which have a similar actuation force requirement.
I do bottom out and still find blacks extremely easy to type on, moreso than the lycosa this replaced.
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post #16 of 28
It's all a matter of preference really (and how strong your fingers are). Some find them crippling to use, on the other hand some people who have tried almost all the mechanical switches out there think they're the best.
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post #17 of 28
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I think it's the fact that they're really light it's just the resistance of the keys. I mean I started to feel some aching in my fingers last night after playing for 5 hours straight.
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post #18 of 28
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I do bottom out and still find blacks extremely easy to type on, moreso than the lycosa this replaced.
same here! less typos! lol

another thing i love is the keys doesnt just drop like a rubber dome and then just pops back up like when you lock up ur finger and u let it go feeling kinda thing. lol.
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post #19 of 28
I got my 6gv2 a couple days ago, i instantly loved it. Compared to a standard dell keyboard the key presses are so smooth and enjoyable, i absolutely love how you only need to press the keys about halfway down to actuate them. Awsome keyboard. Im going to say again i love the keys on this keyboard, its like my fingers and this keyboard were made for eachother. Its less you are 'pressing' down on keys and more like your fingers are tapping and floating over the keys. Very smooth.
Edited by Field - 3/31/11 at 6:45pm
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post #20 of 28
I've found that, when playing a game, I keep the keys pressed just before the point of registration and don't bottom them out unless its a key I'm pressing for awhile - clutching a S&D and either walking or aiming down the sights. I like.

Typing, however, I do bottom them out. Its only natural for me, but it doesn't hinder anything.. The only tricky part is the placement of the \\ key - I tend to hit enter instead of it haha

I've noticed alot of people have the Steelseries G series keyboards.. Maybe someone wants to start a club?
Edited by Dirtyworks - 3/31/11 at 8:35pm
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